I think two things helped make today a fabulous Friday: fueling myself and community. I was dreading getting out of bed this morning when my alarm went off because the night before I’d made a bad decision and stayed up late. I wanted to just hit snooze but then as I slowly remembered the commitment… Continue reading Motherhood: I Owned It Today
When you’re both so fatigued that you’re date night turns into a nap fest. This is the parenting “new normal”. And now I’m wide awake. Go figure.
Comparison is such a thief of joy. I sometimes fall into that habit of seeing others in a different season of life, one that looks so nice from where I’m standing, and I long to be there. Especially when it comes to parenting stages. I have friends with kids older than ours and some with… Continue reading I am neither behind or ahead
I don’t think there’s ever been another moment in my life where I felt fatigue to this degree. It’s been non stop since 6am and my body is finally saying either lay your ass down and go to sleep or I’m about to get sick all over you. I desperately want to write more but… Continue reading I never knew tired until I had kids
Somewhere in the first year Celeste was born I bought myself Timothy Keller’s book The Meaning of Marriage. Four and a half years later I have yet to finish it. I kept going back to it and feeling guilty that I would pick it up and devour page after page that made total sense; only… Continue reading The Meaning of Marriage
So it’s no secret that I’m not guaranteed to feel rested when I wake up in the morning, not since having our first kid anyway. Many mornings I have a similar conversation with myself. I hear the alarm on my phone go off and this is what happens… Hit snooze. God I feel so tired. … Continue reading Continue to scroll or get up and go!
It has been an exciting last few days! We went camping this past weekend at Sweetwater County Park in Bonita, CA. The trip was planned somewhat spur of the moment when my cousin reminded me that her daughter still kept asking when we were going to go camping and take them with us. My cousin… Continue reading Reaching up for fresh air